SAVE THE DATE – Imagining Transnational Futures

March31/April1

March 31 at 7pm, Beckman Institute, Conference Room 5602
Erik Olin Wright
(U Wisconsin, Madison; President-Elect of the American Sociological
Association)
Keynote on ENVISIONING REAL UTOPIAS

April 1 (Beckman Institute, rooms & times tba)
Jan Nederveen Pieterse
(Mellichamp Professor of Global Studies & Sociology, UC Santa Barbara)
Keynote on INNOVATION AND GLOBAL FUTURES

and panel discussions with UI faculty from across campus in an
interdisciplinary workshop on

IMAGINING TRANSNATIONAL FUTURES

This workshop is part of the Innovation Summit on Bridging Interdisciplinary
Research and Education. It is organized by the Initiative for Transnational
Futures and supported by the Vice Chancellor for Research, the Unit for
Criticism and Interpretive Theory, the Department of Sociology, the Beckman
Institute for Advanced Science and Engineering’s Strategic Initiative on Social
Dimensions of Environmental Policy, the School for Employment and Labor
Relations, an unnamed donor, and other campus units pending confirmation.

More program details to be announced.

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